The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Hewlett-Packard Company.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP
Rank 53 63 59
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -4
Contract jobs citing HP 108 70 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 3.22% 2.61% 2.65%
As % of the Vendors category 6.88% 6.06% 5.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 31 20
Average daily rate
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£350 £275 £153
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% +80.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £130 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+13.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 13
Average hourly rate £33.50 £14.50 £15.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+131.03% -5.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.70 £10.65 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.30 £15.10 £21.86
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.88 £15.75 £13.98
% change year-on-year
-11.90% +12.70%
HP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1569 1156 1043
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 46.74% 43.05% 45.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 763 545 474
Average daily rate £375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £483 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 80 89
Average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £18.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £11.34 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £45.80 £39.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.50 £18.90
% change year-on-year
-0.57% -7.40%

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HP across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

HP Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

HP
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HP across the North West region.

HP Daily Rate Trend in the North West

HP
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the North West region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

HP Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HP across the North West region.

HP Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

HP
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the North West region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

HP Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

HP
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the North West region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +9 47 £311 +130.55% 16
Cheshire +9 29 £375 - 8
Merseyside +1 20 £370 +184.54% 3
Lancashire -12 8 £360 +44.17% 5
Cumbria - 4 £500 - 2
HP
England

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing HP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HP.

1 70 (35.35%) Windows
2 69 (34.85%) ITIL
3 62 (31.31%) Microsoft
4 39 (19.70%) Service Management
5 38 (19.19%) SLA
5 38 (19.19%) Cisco
6 35 (17.68%) MS Excel
7 33 (16.67%) MS Office
7 33 (16.67%) SAN
7 33 (16.67%) Migration
7 33 (16.67%) VMware
8 31 (15.66%) Oracle
9 30 (15.15%) Security Cleared
10 29 (14.65%) Finance
10 29 (14.65%) MCP
10 29 (14.65%) HPUX
10 29 (14.65%) Linux
10 29 (14.65%) UNIX
11 27 (13.64%) OpenView
11 27 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
12 26 (13.13%) Lotus
12 26 (13.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 26 (13.13%) IBM Notes
13 25 (12.63%) SQL
13 25 (12.63%) IBM
14 24 (12.12%) HP Quality Center
15 22 (11.11%) SC Cleared
16 21 (10.61%) Citrix
17 20 (10.10%) VMware Infrastructure
18 17 (8.59%) Cisco Certification

HP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing HP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 26 (13.13%) IBM Notes
2 10 (5.05%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.54%) WebSphere
4 4 (2.02%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.02%) Documentum
4 4 (2.02%) WebLogic
4 4 (2.02%) IIS
5 3 (1.52%) SAS
5 3 (1.52%) Site Server
5 3 (1.52%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (1.01%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (1.01%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.01%) JBoss
6 2 (1.01%) Apache
6 2 (1.01%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle 9iAS
7 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 35 (17.68%) MS Excel
2 33 (16.67%) MS Office
3 1 (0.51%) MS Project
3 1 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (3.54%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (2.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (2.02%) SAP IS-U
3 2 (1.01%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.01%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 33 (16.67%) SAN
2 16 (8.08%) LAN
3 15 (7.58%) WAN
4 14 (7.07%) TCP/IP
5 13 (6.57%) Firewall
6 10 (5.05%) DNS
6 10 (5.05%) DHCP
7 8 (4.04%) DMZ
7 8 (4.04%) VLAN
8 6 (3.03%) NAS
8 6 (3.03%) NetScaler
9 4 (2.02%) Fibre Channel
9 4 (2.02%) Network Security
9 4 (2.02%) HTTP
9 4 (2.02%) Internet
10 3 (1.52%) iSCSI
10 3 (1.52%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (1.01%) Wireless
11 2 (1.01%) IP Telephony
11 2 (1.01%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (8.59%) Oracle Database
2 11 (5.56%) SQL Server
3 10 (5.05%) RDBMS
3 10 (5.05%) Relational Database
4 6 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (2.53%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (2.02%) SQLPlus
6 4 (2.02%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (2.02%) BODI
6 4 (2.02%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (1.52%) Oracle Discoverer
7 3 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.52%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.52%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.01%) Informix
8 2 (1.01%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 2 (1.01%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 1 (0.51%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.51%) MySQL
9 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 6 (3.03%) JIRA
2 4 (2.02%) Oracle APEX
2 4 (2.02%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (1.52%) Eclipse
3 3 (1.52%) LoadRunner
3 3 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (1.52%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.01%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.01%) Mockito
4 2 (1.01%) Selenium
4 2 (1.01%) Introscope
4 2 (1.01%) JUnit
4 2 (1.01%) Toad
5 1 (0.51%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.51%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.51%) StarTeam
5 1 (0.51%) SoapUI
General
1 29 (14.65%) Finance
2 12 (6.06%) Banking
3 11 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.54%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.02%) Billing
6 3 (1.52%) Back Office
7 2 (1.01%) Automotive
7 2 (1.01%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.01%) Retail
8 1 (0.51%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.51%) Law
8 1 (0.51%) Legal
8 1 (0.51%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.51%) Advertising
8 1 (0.51%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 60 (30.30%) Analyst
2 30 (15.15%) Consultant
3 27 (13.64%) Service Analyst
3 27 (13.64%) Service Desk Analyst
4 13 (6.57%) Architect
5 12 (6.06%) Test Analyst
6 9 (4.55%) Support Engineer
7 8 (4.04%) Test Engineer
7 8 (4.04%) Administrator
8 7 (3.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (3.03%) Support Analyst
9 6 (3.03%) Developer
9 6 (3.03%) Network Specialist
9 6 (3.03%) Security Manager
10 5 (2.53%) Network Security Manager
10 5 (2.53%) Desktop Support
10 5 (2.53%) Project Manager
10 5 (2.53%) Data Architect
10 5 (2.53%) Network Engineer
10 5 (2.53%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.05%) Web Services
2 6 (3.03%) XML
3 5 (2.53%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (2.53%) SOAP
4 4 (2.02%) Middleware
5 3 (1.52%) CSS
5 3 (1.52%) HTML
5 3 (1.52%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 2 (1.01%) RESTful
6 2 (1.01%) PowerMock
6 2 (1.01%) JAX-RS
6 2 (1.01%) J2EE
6 2 (1.01%) XSL
6 2 (1.01%) WSDL
6 2 (1.01%) JAX-RPC
6 2 (1.01%) JDBC
6 2 (1.01%) Servlets
6 2 (1.01%) JSON
6 2 (1.01%) Spring
7 1 (0.51%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.57%) CMDB
2 11 (5.56%) Clustering
2 11 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (3.03%) Replication
4 5 (2.53%) Thin Client
4 5 (2.53%) Fat Client
4 5 (2.53%) FlexPod
5 4 (2.02%) Open Source
5 4 (2.02%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (2.02%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.02%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.52%) HP Superdome
7 2 (1.01%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.01%) Online Banking
7 2 (1.01%) CLARiiON
7 2 (1.01%) Smartcard
7 2 (1.01%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.01%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.01%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 70 (35.35%) Windows
2 29 (14.65%) HPUX
2 29 (14.65%) Linux
2 29 (14.65%) UNIX
3 27 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (7.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (6.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (6.06%) Solaris
7 11 (5.56%) Windows 7
8 10 (5.05%) AIX
9 9 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (3.03%) Windows 2000
10 6 (3.03%) Apple iOS
11 5 (2.53%) VMS
11 5 (2.53%) Android
12 4 (2.02%) Windows XP
13 3 (1.52%) Windows 8
14 2 (1.01%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.51%) SUSE
15 1 (0.51%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (34.85%) ITIL
2 39 (19.70%) Service Management
3 33 (16.67%) Migration
4 13 (6.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (6.06%) Configuration Management
5 12 (6.06%) Change Management
6 11 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (5.56%) Test Scripting
7 10 (5.05%) Root Cause Analysis
8 9 (4.55%) Time Management
8 9 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (4.55%) Integration Testing
9 8 (4.04%) Problem Management
10 7 (3.54%) Software Testing
10 7 (3.54%) Project Management
10 7 (3.54%) Network Management
10 7 (3.54%) Network Monitoring
11 6 (3.03%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (3.03%) High Availability
12 5 (2.53%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (12.63%) SQL
2 13 (6.57%) PowerShell
3 11 (5.56%) Java
4 9 (4.55%) JavaScript
5 8 (4.04%) Shell Script
6 7 (3.54%) PL/SQL
7 5 (2.53%) C#
7 5 (2.53%) Perl
8 4 (2.02%) ABAP
9 3 (1.52%) VBA
9 3 (1.52%) Python
10 2 (1.01%) PHP
10 2 (1.01%) C
11 1 (0.51%) C++
11 1 (0.51%) COBOL
11 1 (0.51%) VB
11 1 (0.51%) Jython
Qualifications
1 30 (15.15%) Security Cleared
2 29 (14.65%) MCP
3 22 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 17 (8.59%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (7.58%) CCNP
5 15 (7.58%) CCNA
6 11 (5.56%) MCSE
6 11 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (5.56%) ISTQB
7 9 (4.55%) ISEB
8 7 (3.54%) CCIE
8 7 (3.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 6 (3.03%) MCSA
10 5 (2.53%) CCIP
10 5 (2.53%) CCDP
10 5 (2.53%) RHCE
10 5 (2.53%) MCDST
10 5 (2.53%) MCTS
10 5 (2.53%) MCITP
10 5 (2.53%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (19.19%) SLA
2 6 (3.03%) QA
3 5 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.01%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.01%) Data Quality
System Software
1 20 (10.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (7.58%) Active Directory
3 10 (5.05%) Hyper-V
4 9 (4.55%) Firmware
5 6 (3.03%) DFS Replication
6 5 (2.53%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (2.53%) VMware ESX
7 4 (2.02%) XenApp
8 3 (1.52%) vSphere
8 3 (1.52%) NFS
8 3 (1.52%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.01%) XenServer
10 1 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.51%) Xen
10 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 27 (13.64%) OpenView
2 26 (13.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 24 (12.12%) HP Quality Center
4 13 (6.57%) SCCM
5 7 (3.54%) HP NNM
6 6 (3.03%) SCVMM
7 5 (2.53%) NetBackup
8 4 (2.02%) HP Data Protector
9 3 (1.52%) Puppet
10 2 (1.01%) BladeLogic
10 2 (1.01%) Tivoli
10 2 (1.01%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 1 (0.51%) Nagios
11 1 (0.51%) Norton AntiVirus
11 1 (0.51%) WSUS
11 1 (0.51%) Backup Exec
11 1 (0.51%) OVSD
11 1 (0.51%) HP UCMDB
11 1 (0.51%) XenMobile
11 1 (0.51%) SCOM
Vendors
1 62 (31.31%) Microsoft
2 38 (19.19%) Cisco
3 33 (16.67%) VMware
4 31 (15.66%) Oracle
5 26 (13.13%) Lotus
6 25 (12.63%) IBM
7 21 (10.61%) Citrix
8 17 (8.59%) Dell
9 16 (8.08%) EMC
9 16 (8.08%) Veritas
10 12 (6.06%) Red Hat
11 9 (4.55%) Apple
12 8 (4.04%) Symantec
12 8 (4.04%) Sun
12 8 (4.04%) Brocade
12 8 (4.04%) SolarWinds
12 8 (4.04%) Opsware
13 7 (3.54%) NetScout
13 7 (3.54%) SAP
13 7 (3.54%) Remedy
Preston, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £381.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Chester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 15 days ago
Runcorn
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £23000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago